Author Archives: erickansa

About erickansa

Working to do the right thing with open data, on Open Context (http://opencontext.org)

A Few Examples for DH 2011

I’m posting a few links to some examples of place identifications performed by the GAP team. Please note these results are preliminary. Places identified in Tacitus (Google Books) Places identified in Tacitus (Open Library) Places identified in Thucydides Places identified … Continue reading

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Google Books, Identifiers, and Referencing Tokens

The GAP project explores workflows needed to identify ancient places from unstructured texts (books) so that researchers can reference these ancient places in Linked Data applications. Most of the important challenges that we note relate to problems concerning identifiers of … Continue reading

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Visualizing Associations of Place Names in Texts

In my last post, I discussed some early analysis, based on the HESTIA project, on place-names in the Histories of Herodotus. After lots of grief with memory and other server configuration issues, I finally managed to deploy a preliminary interface … Continue reading

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Filling in some Gaps in GAP

Sometimes there‚Äôs nothing like a little face-to-face time to get a project going, even one that’s dealing predominantly with on-line material and involving collaborators from around the globe. So last week I flew to the UK to work first with … Continue reading

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